Saturday, April 13, 2013

Something else to think about ... Your Digital Afterlife

Each of our lives' are extremely full but here is something else to think about - what happens to your email and social networking accounts when you are gone? Facebook offers "memorializing services" where a Facebook account can be kept after someone has died. Facebook does not allow advertising on these type of accounts. Google has now developed a new service where the owner of the gmail account and related Google social networking accounts can set up what happens to their accounts before they are gone. They call it "Inactive Account Manager" and it allows the Google account owner the option to make their account inactive at a certain point in time and/or select another person to manage the accounts when they are dead. The Guardian newspaper out of the UK has an article about this new services from Google - Read More.

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